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                PRAWNS IN BLACK BEAN SAUCE (SEE JUP HA KOW)
 
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 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Chinese                          Seafood
                 Ceideburg 2
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1       lb           Medium prawns
      1/2   ts           Salt
    1                    Green pepper, cut in 1-inch
                         -chunks
    2       tb           Salted black beans
    1                    Clove garlic, minced
    2       tb           Fresh ginger root, minced
      1/4   c            Chicken stock
    1       t            Cornstarch
    2       tb           Oil
 
   Preparation:  Shell, devein and clean prawns.  Blot dry.  Cut along
   back side, but don't cut through.  Wash and rinse black beans 2 or 3
   times. Combine with garlic and ginger and mash together until pasty.
   Add stock and cornstarch.  Set aside.
   
   Cooking:  Heat wok.  Add 1 tablespoon oil and reheat.  Stir fry green
   pepper for 1 minute.  Set aside.  Add 2 tablespoon oil to wok and
   heat. Stir fry prawns and salt until prawns turn pink.  Add black
   bean mixture and stir until thickened.  Add green pepper, stir and
   serve.
   
   Do-ahead notes: Do through preparation.
   
   Yield: 4 servings
   
   From “The Chinese Village Cookbook.” A practical guide to Cantonese
   country cooking.  Rhoda Yee, Yerba Bueana Press, San Francisco.  1975.
   
   Posted by Stephen Ceideberg; January 10 1992.
  
 
 
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